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Old Apr 24, 2012, 01:34 PM   #1
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Screen orentation always locked?

I was just wondering who else has it always locked and unlockes it as they need it.

to me it gets in the way more then helps, rotates when I really don't want it to?
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Old Apr 24, 2012, 01:37 PM   #2
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When I use any messenger at all, I type in landscape. So no, I keep it unlocked at all times.
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Old Apr 24, 2012, 01:41 PM   #3
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Nope! The only time i turn it on is if I have something i purposely need to look at on a weird angle. Other than that, i enjoy the way it rotates.
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Old Apr 24, 2012, 02:11 PM   #4
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I always keep my orientation lock off.
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Old Apr 24, 2012, 02:45 PM   #5
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No, because I often watch internet video in landscape. I would lock the orientation more if it allowed locking to landscape as it does on iPad. I cannot lay on my side to watch landscape video without it going portrait. Don't understand why Apple don't allow it.
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Old Apr 24, 2012, 03:11 PM   #6
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Unless I'm planning to watch a video, I keep the lock on.
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